Keith Ashcroft


Born 1977 in St Helens, Merseyside

Lives and works in Salford, Greater Manchester

Recent Exhibitions

2020 'Enough is Definitely Enough', Oceans Apart, Salford

2019 'ALPS', Brunswick Gallery, Leeds

2019 'Two-Fold', Oceans Apart, Salford

2019 'A Little Painting Show', Dead Pigeon Gallery, Liverpool

2019 'A little Painting Show', Oceans Apart, Salford

2019 Contemporary British Painting Prize Exhibition 2018, Menier Gallery, London

2018 Contemporary British Painting Prize Exhibition 2018, Huddersfield Art Gallery

2018 The New English Art Club Annual Exhibition 2018, Mall Galleries, London

2018 The Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize Exhibition 2018, Mall Galleries, London

2018 'Looking Forward', Saul Hay Gallery, Manchester


2000 - 2003 'Drawlab', St Helens College

1997 - 2000 BA (Hons) Degree Fine Art, Manchester School of Art

1995 - 1997 Btech National Diploma Art & Design, St Helens College

Awards and Accolades 

Special Commendation - Contemporary British Painting Prize 2018

Long-listed for the John Moores Painting Prize 2018


2018 ‘Artist Keith is in the running for prestigious painting prize’, St Helens Star


2018 ‘Salford artist shortlisted for £15,000 national art price’, ABOUT Manchester


2017 ‘Visual Record of Time and Space’, Execute Magazine, USA